August Teen Readers Unite Book Discussion

Teen Readers Unite book discussion group is for you if:

Do you like to read Young Adult literature? Do you like reading books before everyone else? Do you like getting a FREE book?

Open to teens entering Grades 7-12.

We will discuss: Titles to be determined.

Time: Tues. 8/13, 4-5 PM in the Teen Room.

Sign up & book claiming for this TRU discussion will begin 7/9.

If you want to sign up and get a copy for yourself: please come in person at the 2nd Floor Children’s Reference Desk and ask. 

You will pick up your advance reader copy right then and there!

*IF YOU SIGN UP, READ THE BOOK, SHOW UP TO DISCUSS: then you get to keep the copy of the book!

Teen Summer Reading Prize Auction

2019 Teen Summer Reading Prize Auction
Location: 1st Floor Community Room
When: Friday August 9th, from 2-4 PM
Who: teens entering Grades 7-12 & bring all your Library Loot
You have read & logged books.
You have come to teen programs.
Now bring all the Library Loot you have earned and bid on prizes!
Check back here in late July to see the full Master Prize List of items that will be auctioned off!
Can’t attend this program? Make arrangements to have a teen volunteer bid for you by emailing Marisa Hicking at mhicking@libraryconnection.info 
Deadline: Wednesday August 7th, 8:30 PM. Further information will be given when you email.

Teen Make and Take Chocolate Night!

Teen Make & Take Chocolate 

Klassic Kreations will show you how to make your own truffles, create emoji chocolate covered OREOs, and so much more!

All supplies provided. You just have to show up to learn and create!

When: Thurs. 8/8 from 6-7:15 PM

This is a high demand event. If you show up past 6:05 PM, then your spot will be given to a waitlisted teen who is present.

Please only sign up if you can attend the whole program.

*Please note any food sensitivities when registering* 

Teen BINGO!

You know how to play BINGO, but we’ll show you some new ways to play. Candy! Prizes! Library Loot!

Open to teens entering Grades 7-12

When: Tues. August 6th, 2-3 PM

Where: Teen Room

Sign up required.

Teen Lock In

Anual Teen Library Lock In:

What is it? The library closes at 5pm…this is an after hours teen library event! The theme is ALIEN INVASION.

Open to teens entering Grades 7-12 only. Limited spots, sign up required.

When: Friday August 2nd, from 7 pm- 11 PM.

Drop off between 6:45-7:05 PM. This is a high demand event. If you show up past 7:05 PM, then your spot will be given to a waitlisted teen who is present.

Pick up: 11 pm.

What will we do? We will have a lot of fast paced competitive games and activities. We will have a snack midway through. Lots of chances to earn Library Loot!

*Please note ALL food sensitivities when registering*

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes for running or moving fast.

 

 

Teen Water & Color Wars: Avon vs Simsbury

It is summer and hot outside. So let’s cool down with some individual and team water games. Bring your own water guns, but the library will provide basic water guns if you need one.

This year we are adding a color powder war finale. You will get wet, you will get messy.

For safety: please wear a bathing suit and clothes that will get stained with color powder. Bring a towel, and a change of clothes, goggles optional.

Open to teens entering Grades 7-12

When: Tues. July 30th, 2-4 PM. In case of bad weather and the librarians determine it is unsafe to hold this program, the rain date is Thurs. August 1st, 2-4 PM.

Where: on the Library lawn

Sign up required, space is limited!

Teen Super Movie Friday: Shazam!

Come to the Teen Room to watch: CAPTAIN MARVEL

When: Friday 7/26

Time: Run time 2-4:12 PM (PG 13).

Drop in teen program! No sign up required.

Open to teens entering Grades 7-12.

Snacks for teens watching the movie.

$10 Library Loot!

Teen Cupcake Wars

Teen Cupcake Wars

What is it? You choose your teammates. Get premade frosting, get mystery ingredient challenge, test your decorating prowess! Eat lots of cupcakes! Earn lots of Library Loot!

Open to teens entering Grades 7-12 only. Limited spots, sign up required.

When: Thurs. 7/25 from 5-8 PM

This is a high demand event. If you show up past 5:05 PM, then your spot will be given to a waitlisted teen who is present. Please only sign up if you can attend the whole program.

*Please note any food sensitivities when registering* Not recommended for teens with multiple or highly sensitive allergies*

Teen Eat Like An Astronaut

Are you brave enough to come and taste the food that real astronauts would eat?

We will eat M.R.E.s (meals ready to eat), some might be delicious, some might not be, are you willing to try? Put your stomach where your mouth is!

Open to teens entering Grades 7-12

When: 2-3:30 PM

Where: Storytime Room

Sign up required, space is limited!

Not recommended for teens with food sensitivities and allergies.

Teen Game Night: Life-Size CANDY LAND

You and your partner are the game pieces in this LIFE-SIZE Candy Land.

You will both complete mini challenges and games while racing to the Candy Castle. Lots of candy. Lots of Library Loot!

Open to teens entering Grades 7-12

When: 6-8 PM

Where: Community Room

Sign up required, space is limited!

*When signing up, please note any teen food sensitivities*